crocus: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (krō'kus), [key]
— pl. -cus•es.
- any of the small, bulbous plants of the genus Crocus, of the iris family, cultivated for their showy, solitary flowers, which are among the first to bloom in the spring.
- the flower or bulb of the crocus.
- a deep yellow; orangish yellow; saffron.
- a polishing powder consisting of iron oxide.
- crocus (Thesaurus)